About EQDerivatives

EQDerivatives, Inc. brings together all players in institutional equity and volatility derivatives market globally. 

We do this through substantive, specialized content that fosters interaction and the exchange of information to sharpen strategies and product offerings.

EQDerivatives, Inc. is a global operation with staff in New York, London and Chicago.

Our Platforms

Global EQD, Europe EQD & Asia EQD -- our Las Vegas conference in May, Barcelona conference in January and Macau event in the fall bring together senior officials in the space from around the globe. 

Private Events -- our invitation-only forums in London, New York and San Francisco have drawn leading portfolio managers and asset allocators to hear new research and the views of leading peers aired privately.

Commentary & News -- online subscription service detailing the key moves, strategies and trades by the major buyers and sellers of equity and volatility derivatives through each day and trends over the longer term. If you don't have access, send your name, work e-mail and firm details to info@eqderivatives.com. We'll set you up with a trial.

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EQDerivatives Magazine -- our quarterly, print deep-dive into the major themes, strategies and people driving the markets is delivered to a hand-picked roster of the top portfolio managers, allocators and market makers around the globe.

For more information, contact co-founders Peter Thompson at thompson@eqderivatives.com in Chicago or Rob McGlinchey at mcglinchey@eqderivatives.com in London.

Our Audience

Our network of business partners includes market makers and advisors in equity derivatives. We engage with an array of buyside participants such as hedge funds, asset managers, pension funds, insurers and proprietary trading firms.

Robert McGlinchey

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Robert is director and co-founder of EQDerivatives, Inc. Previously derivatives editor of GlobalCapital, and managing editor of Derivatives Week, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Robert has covered the derivatives market across all asset classes in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Robert has experience in launching a host of leading derivatives events and supplements, as well as surveys and rankings. He regularly chairs industry conferences focused on the equity derivatives market and industry regulation.

A graduate of St. Mary’s College, University of Surrey, he’s based in London.

Robert can be reached at: mcglinchey@eqderivatives.com

Peter Thompson

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Peter is president and co-founder of EQDerivatives, Inc. Previously executive editor with the Institutional Investor News division, he’s covered the institutional derivatives market from New York, London and Chicago for Derivatives Week.

He’s developed rankings, data and news services across numerous sectors, including derivatives, fx and high-yield debt.

A graduate of the University of Oxford, he’s based in Chicago.

He can be reached at thompson@eqderivatives.com.

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Daniel O’Leary

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Daniel is Managing Editor at EQDerivatives, Inc. Prior to EQDerivatives, he was Derivatives Editor at GlobalCapital where he led the publication's global cross-asset derivatives coverage. At GlobalCapital, he chaired the publication's Global Derivatives Awards and roundtable events, and also expanded the supplement offering, particularly surrounding OIS discounting and swap execution facilities. Before joining GlobalCapital, he was Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor in Hong Kong where he focused on cross-asset derivatives and regulatory developments in the Asia Pacific region. He has also held roles at Total Securitization and the Australian Associated Press.

A graduate of the University of Canberra, he is based in New York.

Daniel can be reached at oleary@eqderivatives.com